Holiday decorating in two minutes or less.

At some point later this morning – possibly after I finish writing my blog – I’ll add some holiday decorations to my apartment in the Town and Village. I’ll hang the plastic holiday wreath I bought a couple of years ago on my front door. I’ll place the small illuminated ceramic Christmas tree on a…

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The Big E-Durham Road Trip, 2017 Edition

This is a great way to wrap up Competition Season 2017. Two of my pictures, Stone Saltwater Surf and Seagulls and Step and Pivot, are at the Big E’s Photo Salon at the Eastern States Exhibition.  Those two pictures, along with What the Grasshopper Saw and The Cumulo-Nimbus Eclipse, are also appearing at the Durham…

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Another test of my IRIX lens

Of late, I’ve really enjoyed my new Irix 15mm f/2.4 super-ultrawide rectilinear camera lens.   I used it last month to capture my Stone, Saltwater, Surf and Seagulls picture, which is already aimed for Competition Season 2017. But one picture does not a lens purchase make.  I need to see what else this lens can create.…

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Kellyanne Conway named UAlbany graduation commencement speaker

The following is an April Fool’s Day post that originally ran on April 1, 2017.  The contents of this post are to be taken as fictitious and humorous.  Kellyanne Conway, the pollster who organized the election campaign of President Donald Trump, has been named by the University at Albany to be its keynote commencement speaker…

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The Lenticular Horned Dorset

As I gather my photos for Competition Season 2017, I know that there are several images that I’ve placed in the “short pile” for this year’s shows.  And in doing so, I hope that my photography skills have improved with time.  It’s a challenge each year to come up with the best images – ideas…

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